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Burglary escape foiled with witness help

A watchful resident helped the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office capture suspects that broke into a local gas station overnight.

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Shot sword man expected to recover

Julian Leon Faulkner, Jr., who was shot after he allegedly attacked a Covington police officer with a sword Wednesday, is reported in critical but stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital but is expected to recover, according to police.

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Posted: jul. 25, 2014 9:19 p.m.

Prostitution sting nets two

Conyers police are turning their sights to deterring prostitutes, instead of just johns, from coming to Conyers with a recent undercover sting that arrested two women for prostitution and one man for drug posession.

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Posted: jul. 24, 2014 7:14 p.m.
RCSO seeing drop in crime

RCSO seeing drop in crime

Things are looking brighter so far in the first half of 2014 with a seemingly large drop in reported crimes.

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Posted: jul. 21, 2014 5:22 p.m.
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Crime Briefs: Firearms, stolen diesel and thrown ice cream

The reluctant felon

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Posted: jul. 21, 2014 9:21 a.m.
RCSO arrests double murder suspect

RCSO arrests double murder suspect

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office SWAT team arrested a double murder suspect wanted out of DeKalb County Friday.

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Posted: jul. 12, 2014 10:41 p.m.
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Police nab fleeing theft suspect

Conyers Police officers were able to capture a shoplifting suspect who initially fled from police late Wednesday near Target and the Village at Millers Chapel shopping area.

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Posted: jul. 11, 2014 12:53 p.m.
Conyers woman sentenced in bribery case

Conyers woman sentenced in bribery case

A Conyers woman who pled guilty to bribing a former Greenville, Miss. superintendent was sentenced in federal court to two and a half years in prison - a stiffer sentence than the six month house arrest originally recommended by prosecutors and rejected by the judge.

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Posted: jun. 26, 2014 2:53 p.m.
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Arson arrest for Olde Town brush fires

A Conyers man was arrested for attempting to set grass and bushes on fire in front of multiple Olde Town homes.

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Posted: jun. 26, 2014 1:04 p.m.

Crime Briefs: Seeing moons and stars in Rockdale

It was a full moon - or moons - in Rockdale Sunday night as two men were arrested for public indecency after being caught pulling down their pants and mooning motorists. One suspect reportedly knocked himself out running into a tree as he attempted to flee.

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Posted: jun. 25, 2014 4:27 a.m.
Cleaning up Conyers: Prostitution crackdown sends clear message (video)

Cleaning up Conyers: Prostitution crackdown sends clear message (video)

A look of "oh, no" flashes across their face. Followed quickly by pained regret.

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Posted: jun. 18, 2014 10:13 p.m. | Updated: jun. 20, 2014 9:32 a.m.
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'Drug ring' bust nets 6 arrests, guns, drugs

'Drug ring' bust nets 6 arrests, guns, drugs

Six people were arrested, and drugs, guns and cash seized, in a major Rockdale County Sheriff's Office raid against an alleged "drug distribution ring" in Lakeview Estates June 3.

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Posted: jun. 08, 2014 5:29 p.m.
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Pool-side assault erupts

An assault on a Heritage student nearly turned into a hit-and-run during a fight by the pool of a Rockdale apartment complex.

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Posted: jun. 06, 2014 9:15 p.m. | Updated: jun. 07, 2014 8:09 a.m.

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